It might be the holiday season but, over at FableCroft Publishing, Tehani Wessley has been busy wrangling a new anthology that aims to showcase a whole bunch of Australian writers at their provocative best. And believe me, us Australians can certainly be a confronting bunch, even when we're not specifically asked to be so! In … Continue reading In Your Face!
Such exciting news! The Table of Contents for Cranky Ladies of History, due to be published by FableCroft next year, has just been officially announced and it is a corker. I am so pleased and proud to have my story, "Mary Mary" -- about author, critic, philosopher, and pre-feminist Mary Wollstonescraft -- included in the … Continue reading Cranky Ladies of History TOC
It's always an honour and a delight to have a story selected for the Ticonderoga Publications series The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror, edited by Talie Helene's and Liz Gryzb. The 2013 volume contains many fine works of Australian speculative fiction, including my own "Caution: Contains Small Parts" from the collection of the same … Continue reading Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2013
[This the final in a series of four posts concerning my soon to be published Twelve Planets collection, Caution: Contains Small Parts. No spoilers, I promise!] So, remember back when I submitted my three stories for Twelve Planets and promised Alisa that she'd have the fourth in due course? Yeah, about that. Having sold the … Continue reading CCSP Story Notes (Part 4): “The Home for Broken Dolls”
[This the third in a series of four posts concerning my soon to be published Twelve Planets collection, Caution: Contains Small Parts. No spoilers, I promise!] There's not a lot I can say about "Caution: Contains Small Parts" (the story) without giving the game away. If there is an explicit theme to my Twelve Planets … Continue reading CCSP Story Notes (Part 3): “Caution: Contains Small Parts”